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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having lips or liplike parts.
  • adj. Botany Having or characterizing flowers with the corolla divided into two liplike parts, as in the snapdragon.
  • adj. Botany Of or belonging to the mint family Labiatae.
  • n. A plant belonging to the Labiatae.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having lips or liplike parts
  • adj. having the corolla divided into two liplike parts
  • adj. of, or belonging to the mint family (Labiatae).
  • n. a plant of the mint family (Labiatae)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To labialize.
  • adj. Having the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided into two unequal parts, one projecting over the other like the lips of a mouth, as in the snapdragon, sage, and catnip.
  • adj. Belonging to a natural order of plants (Labiatæ), of which the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. They are mostly aromatic herbs.
  • n. A plant of the order Labiatæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lipped; having parts which are shaped or arranged like lips.
  • n. A plant of the natural order Labiatæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having lips or parts that resemble lips

Etymologies

Latin labium, lip; see labium + -ate1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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